Podcast

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0025: A Special Relationship

September 20th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How is America treated in the James Bond series? We kick off this week talking about the use of American locations in the James Bond novels and films, and quickly get detoured in to a deeper discussion about how […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0024: Freddy’s Got A Cold

September 11th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Who should cover a Bond song? We draft in new artists to perform cues for an imaginary ‘Shaken And Stirred’ album for the 2010s. With only our regular panelists’ suspect musical taste and Q The Music’s Warren Ringham to […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0023: Stop Apologizing

September 5th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Why do the origins of characters have to be explained? In part two of our recording with Joseph Darlington, Head of Section at Being James Bond, we cover some recent 007 news not related to Bond 25 and answer […]

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In conversation with Being James Bond

August 31st, 2019 by

I recently spoke to Joe Darlington for his Being James Bond podcast. Last Sunday I spent an hour chatting with Joe Darlington about my introduction to James Bond as a kid and all things 007. It was fun to record and, especially as it’s a podcast I’ve listened to for more than a decade.Listen above […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0022: Mr White’s Banana

August 28th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. What’s in a name? We welcome Joseph Darlington, Head of Section at Being James Bond, to the panel as we discuss the Bond 25 title drop ‘No Time To Die.’ Announced without much fanfare on an otherwise quiet Tuesday, […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0021: Richard Burton’s Bar Tab

August 22nd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How much money does a Bond film really cost to make? With the news that one of Bond 25’s distribution partners Annapurna is having some money troubles, we dive deep into the murky waters of the business of the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0020: Lounging Around With Goldfinger

August 7th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How have Bond’s key allies translated from page to screen? Observing the passing of David Hedison – two time Felix Leiter – we note how he became the first man to return to the role some 10 years later […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0019: Derek Meddings’s Salt Shaker

July 26th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. In space, can you hear the James Bond screenwriters scream? Space has been a recurring element in the James Bond film series, appearing in 7 adventures so far, and it was almost 8! As the 50th anniversary of the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0018: Stepping on Rakes

July 22nd, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. I didn’t participate in this latest episode and haven’t yet had a chance to listen to it. But, rest assured, you can expect the normal mix of Bond banter and bad jokes as an assortment of 007 fans discuss all […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0017: Holographic Roger Moore

July 9th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How has fandom changed over the years? It’s so secret that we neglect to mention the name of the event! Mark and Calvin recount their amazing day at Secret Cinema’s Casino Royale show (spoiler-free) and we ponder what other […]

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